Articles about Electrical Wiring
How is an air compressor wired and where do the wires go? Wiring a 3 Phase Motor for an Air Compressor, The Basic Requirements for Wiring Electric Motors, 3 Phase Motor Circuits.
Repairing an HVAC Unit that Quit Working: Replacing HVAC Electrical Parts and System Components, Causes of a Melted Electrical Wire on a HVAC Unit.
How to Install Recessed Pot Light Fixtures: Some types are constructed so that the insulation can come into contact with the fixture housing and there are others that give a specific distance based on the heat that will be produced and other factors.
I had my entire house rewired, the attic looks like an explosion of a wiring factory, is this safe for the wires to be everywhere? What to do about Problems with Your Electrical Project.
I have heard people say bad things aluminum wire, is it safe to use? Safe Practices When Installing Aluminum Electrical Wiring.
Keith in Kentucky asks; Can a receptacle outlet be added where a light switch is located? Considerations when Adding an Outlet to a Switch.
Electrical Wiring for a Light Switch and Wall Outlet: Combo Switch and Outlet, A Switched Outlet, GFCI Requirement for Switched Outlets.
What are the wire connections when replacing a ceiling fan where I have three way switches? Basic for Wiring a Ceiling Fan with Three Way Switches.
How should I install an outlet for under cabinet LED lights? Installing an Outlet for Under Cabinet LED Lights.
I am looking to buy MR16 LED bulbs to replace the existing halogen MR16 in some track lighting. However, I noticed the existing halogen (6) bulbs are 24 volt, not the typical 12 volt.
How to Install Wiring into an Outlet Box: Box Fill Calculation for Electrical Outlet Box. Guide for Installing electrical wires into an outlet box.
Can I use a Plastic Nail Box in the attic as a junction box as long as I put a cover on it to conceal the wires.? Selecting The Right Junction Box for Home Electrical Wiring Projects, Types of Junction Boxes for Home Electrical Wiring.
Is a fan-rated box required when installing an outdoor fan to an aluminum patio cover roof? The fan attaches to a fan beam that engineering states supports up to 50lbs and the wires are safe in the bell housing.
Why is this home burning up lighting transformers and motors? How Voltage Drop can Cause Problems with a Home Electrical System.
Home Generator Circuits Explained – Electrical load testing for home generator circuits can produce some puzzling results, especially when measuring incandescent lighting loads and other 120 volt circuit loads.
Why does my automatic transfer switch makes a Loud ‘pop’ and there was also a visible flash?